Bush Kush Mixing Up The Aussie Hip Hop Scene

Not many people know there is a Hip Hop scene in the Northern Territory, but there is and their doing things bigger & better than ever. The Bush Kush Records Vol.1 mix-tape dropped on the 20th, featuring rappers from all over the NT. Including NT Hip Hop heavy weights such as SkankMC, Kaotik, Dan the Underdog & TASK. As well as some up and comers including Sully, Lil’ Neddy & Arli. The compilation album, that’s distributed by Bush Kush Entertainment, is produced by Northern Territory’s super producer Dan ‘The Underdog’ McAleer. Dan the Underdog has produced multiple tracks that have … Continue reading Bush Kush Mixing Up The Aussie Hip Hop Scene

SkankMC & Babashake The Long Road Ahead: Road Diary

SkankMC and his best mate Babashake recently drove to Darwin to play at the Bass In The Grass music festival. A 3000km* round trip to play a 20 minute set. Film maker Brad Hapke (NT Hip Hop: The Documentary) came along for the ride to document the trip up to Darwin and back. This is the third time Skank has made the drive to Darwin to perform, a fair few kilometres to drive just to play a gig but as he spits’ in his track ‘Skank N Flim Flam‘ a song written about the original trip to Darwin* in 2012, … Continue reading SkankMC & Babashake The Long Road Ahead: Road Diary

SkankMC – I’m Only Hugh, Man…

Hugh Winterflood, aka SkankMC, grew up and lives in Alice Springs, a place that often makes the news for the wrong reasons. It’s a complicated and confronting town, but bordered by the majestic MacDonnell Ranges and with the ancient ghost gum-lined dry Todd River snaking through its centre, it’s also devastatingly beautiful. To the rest of the country Alice Springs is ‘The Alice’, but you’d never hear a local call it that. Alice is Alice, and as SkankMC raps in his track Skank N Flim Flam, “it’s the centre of creation”. Alice has influenced his style immensely, so much so … Continue reading SkankMC – I’m Only Hugh, Man…